The 25 Best Restaurants in San Antonio for Takeout and Delivery, According to Yelp

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic makes dining out an uneasy experience. As a result, San Antonians are turning to restaurants offering takeout and delivery for a reprieve from at-home cooking.

Yelp users rated these as the 25 best restaurants in the Alamo City offering takeout and delivery. Check them out and see whether you agree.
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1. Thyme for Lunch
9390 Huebner Rd #104, (210) 438-4963, thymeforlunchsa.com
Yelpers rave about the sandwiches at Thyme for Lunch, specifically the Asian Persuasion. This take on a Vietnamese Banh Mi is served on a crispy French baguette with an Asian mayo spread. Choose from chicken or pork, and don’t skimp on the pickled veggies and jalapeno. 
Photo via Instagram /  thymeforlunchsa
1. Thyme for Lunch
9390 Huebner Rd #104, (210) 438-4963, thymeforlunchsa.com
Yelpers rave about the sandwiches at Thyme for Lunch, specifically the Asian Persuasion. This take on a Vietnamese Banh Mi is served on a crispy French baguette with an Asian mayo spread. Choose from chicken or pork, and don’t skimp on the pickled veggies and jalapeno.
Photo via Instagram / thymeforlunchsa
2. Pollos Asados Los Norteños
4642 Rigsby Ave, (210) 648-3303, bestpollosasados.com
These smoked whole chickens have been crowd pleasers for years, and folks can’t get enough of the affordability of Pollos Asados Los Norteños. Yelper Rogelio G. said, “Less than $20 gets you a full meal, whole chicken, rice and beans.” 
Photo via Instagram /  polloslosnortenos
2. Pollos Asados Los Norteños
4642 Rigsby Ave, (210) 648-3303, bestpollosasados.com
These smoked whole chickens have been crowd pleasers for years, and folks can’t get enough of the affordability of Pollos Asados Los Norteños. Yelper Rogelio G. said, “Less than $20 gets you a full meal, whole chicken, rice and beans.”
Photo via Instagram / polloslosnortenos
3. Papa's Burgers
709 W Old US Highway 90, PHONE(210) 336-7743, papasburgerssatx.com
Yelpers say these burgers are top-notch, noting the warm, subtly sweet buns, flavorful patties and melty cheese. While the consensus is that the fries are less than stellar, many reviews echo Yelper Jenn E.: “best burger I've had in SA.” 
Photo via Instagram /  papasburgerssatx
3. Papa's Burgers
709 W Old US Highway 90, PHONE(210) 336-7743, papasburgerssatx.com
Yelpers say these burgers are top-notch, noting the warm, subtly sweet buns, flavorful patties and melty cheese. While the consensus is that the fries are less than stellar, many reviews echo Yelper Jenn E.: “best burger I've had in SA.”
Photo via Instagram / papasburgerssatx
4. Sweet Yams
218 N Cherry St., (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
This small, unassuming joint near the Alamodome is known for providing fresh, flavorful options for San Antonians that have specialty diets - like omnivores, pescatarians and vegans. Try the vegan red beans and rice…trust us. 
Photo via Instagram /  mr_sa_food_man
4. Sweet Yams
218 N Cherry St., (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
This small, unassuming joint near the Alamodome is known for providing fresh, flavorful options for San Antonians that have specialty diets - like omnivores, pescatarians and vegans. Try the vegan red beans and rice…trust us.
Photo via Instagram / mr_sa_food_man
5. Fat Tummy Empanadas
2922 W Commerce St, (210) 396-7288, facebook.com/Fattummyempanadas
Yelpers rave about the dough at Fat Tummy Empanadas, saying it’s “soft with a slight crunchy outer layer,” and each little package of deliciousness is stuffed to the gills with flavorful fillings. They also offer par-cooked empanadas to take home for on-demand noshing. 
Photo via Instagram /  fattummyempanadas
5. Fat Tummy Empanadas
2922 W Commerce St, (210) 396-7288, facebook.com/Fattummyempanadas
Yelpers rave about the dough at Fat Tummy Empanadas, saying it’s “soft with a slight crunchy outer layer,” and each little package of deliciousness is stuffed to the gills with flavorful fillings. They also offer par-cooked empanadas to take home for on-demand noshing.
Photo via Instagram / fattummyempanadas
6. The Shack
7431 Northwest Loop 410 #115, (210) 375-4097, theshacksatx.com
This west-side spot has a huge menu, offering everything from burgers to funnel cakes to churros to fruit cups to…well, you get the picture. Get yourself a red velvet cake milkshake or a raspa to beat the heat. 
Photo via Instagram /  nochunksplease
6. The Shack
7431 Northwest Loop 410 #115, (210) 375-4097, theshacksatx.com
This west-side spot has a huge menu, offering everything from burgers to funnel cakes to churros to fruit cups to…well, you get the picture. Get yourself a red velvet cake milkshake or a raspa to beat the heat.
Photo via Instagram / nochunksplease
7. Ro-Ho Pork & Bread
8617 N New Braunfels Ave., (210) 800-3487, ro-hoporkandbread.com
Yelpers can’t get enough of the tortas ahogadas at Ro-Ho, saying the dishes are prepared to perfection. Take Nydia H.’s advice: “If you're a porkaholic, you should get to this place ASAP! Even if you're not a porkaholic, this place will likely change your mind!” 
Photo via Instagram /  rohoporkandbread
7. Ro-Ho Pork & Bread
8617 N New Braunfels Ave., (210) 800-3487, ro-hoporkandbread.com
Yelpers can’t get enough of the tortas ahogadas at Ro-Ho, saying the dishes are prepared to perfection. Take Nydia H.’s advice: “If you're a porkaholic, you should get to this place ASAP! Even if you're not a porkaholic, this place will likely change your mind!”
Photo via Instagram / rohoporkandbread
8. Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse
19210 W I-10, (210) 233-6868, brasaousa.com
Yelpers are impressed with how Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse is handling sanitation in light of COVID-19, according to the most recent 5-star ratings. CHristopher V. said: “During the pandemic, they are taking extra care with cleanliness and having a server hand you items from the salad bar as you choose from a distance.” 
Photo via Instagram /  instasatx
8. Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse
19210 W I-10, (210) 233-6868, brasaousa.com
Yelpers are impressed with how Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse is handling sanitation in light of COVID-19, according to the most recent 5-star ratings. CHristopher V. said: “During the pandemic, they are taking extra care with cleanliness and having a server hand you items from the salad bar as you choose from a distance.”
Photo via Instagram / instasatx
9. Paciugo Gelato Caffè
340 E Basse Road, (210) 832-8820, paciugo.com
Most reviews of Paciugo Gelato Caffè note the delectable creaminess of the gelato, and the huge selection of flavors. Stop in and get yourself a grande, which can hold up to 5 scoops! 
Photo via Instagram /  its.me.geli
9. Paciugo Gelato Caffè
340 E Basse Road, (210) 832-8820, paciugo.com
Most reviews of Paciugo Gelato Caffè note the delectable creaminess of the gelato, and the huge selection of flavors. Stop in and get yourself a grande, which can hold up to 5 scoops!
Photo via Instagram / its.me.geli
10. Duck Donuts
11703 Huebner Road, (210) 476-5500, duckdonuts.com
San Antonians love their donuts, and Duck Donuts has quickly become a favorite for loads of locals. Yelper ROsemary G. said, “100% yes! I was late to work and decided to pick up donuts to distract my colleagues...and it worked! The donuts were so beautifully decorated and tasty that nobody even remembered I was late…” 
Photo via Instagram /  sasweeties
10. Duck Donuts
11703 Huebner Road, (210) 476-5500, duckdonuts.com
San Antonians love their donuts, and Duck Donuts has quickly become a favorite for loads of locals. Yelper ROsemary G. said, “100% yes! I was late to work and decided to pick up donuts to distract my colleagues...and it worked! The donuts were so beautifully decorated and tasty that nobody even remembered I was late…”
Photo via Instagram / sasweeties